AFGE members speak out on staffing, sequester concerns – June 14, 2013

Special presentation from AFGE’s Midwest Regional Training in Spearfish, S.D.

Matthew Hokenson
President, AFGE VA Local 390

  • Low caregiver staffing levels and the impact on patient care

Heather Luis
Treasurer, AFGE USDA National Meat Graders Council 200

  • A look inside the USDA’s meat grading process

Bill Austin
Member, AFGE DOD Air National Guard Local 2955

  • Reaction to furloughs at the Department of Defense
  • Effect on morale and local economy

Tucker McDonald
AFGE Field Mobilization Director

  • AFGE’s field mobilization plan to fight back against sequestration and federal employee furloughs